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Oxidization

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Noun

1. oxidation, oxidisation, oxidization

the process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction

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Oxidization

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verb
1. 
to undergo or cause to undergo a chemical reaction with oxygen, as in formation of an oxide
2. 
to form or cause to form a layer of metal oxide, as in rusting
3. 
to lose or cause to lose hydrogen atoms
4. 
to undergo or cause to undergo a decrease in the number of electrons
Compare reduce (sense 12c)

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Oxidization

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈoxiˌdized or ˈoxiˌdizing
1. 
to unite with oxygen, as in burning or rusting
2. 
to increase the positive valence or decrease the negative valence of (an element or ion)
3. 
to remove electrons from (an atom or ion)
verb intransitive
4. 
to become oxidized

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Oxidization

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v. ox·i·dized, ox·i·diz·ing, ox·i·diz·es
v.tr.
1. To combine with oxygen; make into an oxide.
2. To increase the positive charge or valence of (an element) by removing electrons.
3. To coat with oxide.
v.intr.
To become oxidized.

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